The film was an on-the-scene report of what historians call "The Memorial Day Massacre," filmed by Paramount Pictures as it happened in Chicago in May 1937.
If the size of Mexican holidays can be measured by what happened in this suburb of Dallas on April 30, then we are going to see some real upsurge!
International Worker's Day has come home. Out of the depths of the raging class war against public workers, their unions and all working people, has arisen a call by the labor movement from Wisconsin to Connecticut to rally on May Day
Having been raised in Maine, son of a lineman and a mother and stepmother who were state workers, I am infuriated that the Republican governor there has ordered the removal of mural that depicts the role of Maine working people.
The fight for African American freedom reaches back hundreds of years, even before the arrival of the British.
I got to know George B. Murphy, Jr. during the 25 years I commuted from Baltimore to Washington D.C. covering the capital for the Daily World newspaper, now the People's World online daily. His long career as a fighting, pro-people journalist made a deep impression on me.
CHICAGO - Two "living legends" of the civil rights movement, Diane Nash and the Rev. C. T. Vivian, keynoted "Remembering the Movement," a Black History Month program, livestreamed from the Harold Washington Wing of the DuSable Museum.
A founder of one of the oldest African American history museums in the country has died.
CHEERS to the political foresight of comic Groucho Marx, who anticipated the 2009-10 Republican Congressional delegation with his great song, "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It!"
Frances Gabow's life-just 10 years shy of a century--is a history book of political struggle in the 20th century. "And I don't regret a thing," she told a crowd celebrating her 90th birthday recently.